Soprano Celina BechardSoprano Celina Bechard is one of 10 music students competing Sunday for the Ron W. Ianni Memorial Performance Scholarship.

Recital this Sunday an opportunity for top music students to shine

Ten top students in music will take up their instruments Sunday in the 2017 Ron W. Ianni Memorial Performance Scholarship Competition.

Named to honour the late president of the University of Windsor, the annual award is open only to full-time students enrolled in a music degree program; competitors were invited based on their outstanding grades in the December music performance juries.

This year’s contenders include Lilly Korkontzelos - jazz/pop vocalist; Sebastian Bachmeier - jazz/pop instrumentalist; Celina Bechard and Angelica Sciacca - classical voice; Emilian Cailean – clarinet; Preston Leschnya – trumpet; Henry Breitkopf – tuba; pianists Logan Adlam and Mary-Valene Daniel; and classical guitarist Daniel Turner.

The recital is open to the public and will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Heritage Auditorium, Assumption Hall. Tickets are $15, with a student price of $5. Order by phone at 519-253-3000, ext. 4212; or online at Tickets are also available for cash purchase at the door.

Find more information, include repertoire and brief biographies of each competitor on the event website.